Kings acquire veteran defenceman Sean O'Donnell for draft pick

Publish date:

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings acquired defenceman Sean O'Donnell from the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, receiving a conditional selection in the 2009 NHL draft in return.

The 36-year-old O'Donnell played for the Kings from 1994-2000. Heading into his 14th NHL season, he has appeared in a combined 932 games with Los Angeles, Anaheim, Phoenix, Boston, New Jersey and Minnesota.

He made his NHL debut with the Kings during the 1994-95 season and went on to play in 381 career games for them, totaling 12 goals, 59 assists and 799 penalty minutes. He also was in eight playoff games for Los Angeles, scoring two goals.

He spent two and a half seasons with the Ducks, and was a member of their 2007 Stanley Cup championship team.

O'Donnell played in all 82 regular season games last season, with two goals and seven assists. He added a goal and an assist while playing in six post-season contests.



Father of Broncos Bus Crash Victim Wants Driver Deported: 'I'll Fight Until the Day I Die'

Last week, Scott Thomas came out in support of the man who drove the truck that killed his son in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Chris Joseph, who also lost his son, simply wants the constant reminders to stop.

Vitek Vanecek

Vitek Vanecek Has Stepped up Big for the Washington Capitals

In a perfect world for the Capitals, they wouldn't have seen so much of Vitek Vanecek at this point in the season. But Vanecek has done anything but disappoint to open up his NHL career, and that's a great sign for Washington moving forward.


10 Hilariously Ridiculous Stats to Illustrate Wayne Gretzky's Dominance

As the G.O.A.T. turns 60, feast your eyes on these absurd facts that shed perspective on why he's the most unstoppable team-sport athlete of all-time.